Tag: "management" at medical news
Psychologists identify best aggression-prevention programs in schools
...teaching young children prosocial behaviors, anger management
skills, and respect for peers and adults. -- Target young girls Recognizing and understanding different types of aggression, allows programs to be adapted to suit the need of both boys and girls. Girls more commonly express relational aggression inc...
Generic vs. name brand medications
...ege of Pharmacy and a research scientist in health management
and policy at the U-M School of Public Health, said many people in the health care industries looked to generics as a quick-fix way to cut costs. For a number of reasons, that is not realistic, he said. For example, a number of the most expensive me...
New data shows rapid and sustained weight loss with Xenical
...y with treatment and succeed long-term on a weight management
programme." A second presentation at NAASO also confirms that Xenical is successful in maintaining weight loss over a 2 year period 2 . The data presented by Professor Aila Rissanen, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland, demonstrate that in a group ...
Power struggles within health service - as hospital workers shirk responsibility
A shared management
structure makes health service workers feel less e...e findings suggest that attempts to adopt a shared management
structure in state-run hospitals may actually be detrimental to health services....
Heavier white female workers earn less
... and an assistant professor of policy analysis and management
at Cornell. Cawley found only weak evidence that overweight Hispanic women earn less, and no evidence that the wages of overweight black women are affected. Cawley also found no evidence that weight affects the probability of employment for white, ...
Eighty five percent of practice nurses are underestimating the prevalence of insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes patients
...hat practice nurses realise their potential in the management
of type 2 diabetes, Practice nurses are often resp...istance to enable practice nurses to make informed management
decisions and to pass their knowledge on to their patients. In support of this goal, GlaxoSmithKline...
Landmark clinical trial at 22 medical centers finds implanted heart pumps lengthen and improve lives of terminally ill heart failure patients
...outinely employed as another choice in the medical management
of terminally ill heart failure patients. This the...e research with next-generation devices and better management
of patients with devices could lead to better outcomes. In the trial, 68 patients whose average age...
Women & asthma: New survey reveals heavy toll on health, emotions and lifestyle
... work with their physician to develop an effective management
plan that truly gets their asthma under control." .... Need for greater patient education about asthma management
The "Women and Asthma in America" survey also suggests that many women with asthma may not be adequa...
People with chronic health problems are heaviest users of medical care, but system not organized to meet their needs
...rard Anderson, PhD, professor of health policy and management
and international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and national program director for Partnership for Solutions, an initiative to improve the care and quality of life of Americans with chronic health conditions. "Millions ...
UNC expands national clinical trials of schizophrenia and Alzheimer's drugs
..., M.D., M.P.H. Other researchers involved in trial management
are Joseph McEvoy, M.D., Marvin Swartz, M.D., and Richard Keefe, Ph.D. at Duke and Robert Rosenheck, M.D. at Yale.UNC-Chapel Hill was tapped for the project in 1999 and began enrolling participants in December 2000. Currently, 90 clinical sites in 38...
Chronically ill kids put up defenses to hide depression
...dren are not just engaging in denial or impression management
but genuinely think of themselves as well adjusted, self controlled and content, and they organize their behavior to protect that self image, say the studys authors Sean Phipps, Ph.D., of St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital and Ric Steele, Ph.D., of...
Blue-collar workers report less peer pressure to quit smoking
...kers, while white-collar workers were clerical and management
employees. Social pressure and social support were also found to be associated with intention to quit as well as the belief that a quit attempt could be successful. However, these social influences translated into a slight, but not statistically sig...
Urinary incontinence of rural older women dramatically improved by behavioral techniques
...inary incontinence (UI), who received a behavioral management
intervention in their homes, reduced UI severity b... from diabetes or other illnesses. The behavioral management
intervention involved the women setting goals for their continence, followed by up to three behavior...
'Telephone Medicine,' guide for physicians published
... the book provides evidence-based guidance for the management
of 13 common medical problems over the phone. Each...hone medicine into the workplace, including office management
of calls during and after hours, and electronic advances such as telemedicine, e-mail with patients,...
$3 million gift from Purdue Pharma to support MGH Pain Program
... programs aimed at improving the understanding and management
of the most common symptom of illness and injury -...pamphlets, posters, slides and presentations. Pain management
is a relatively new field, according to Ballantyne. Dealing with pain as an entity itself rather tha...
Direct contracting health plan cuts costs, not quality
...d adjunct associate professor of health policy and management
at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public He...nathan Weiner, PhD, professor of health policy and management
at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health....
Antidepressant provides a cool choice for hot flashes
...enlafaxine is one, offer more hope for nonhormonal management
of hot flashes. These newer antidepressants work to control various neurotransmitters in the brain. Some of those neurotransmitters are thought to trigger hot flashes. In a dose of 75 mg per day, extended-release venlafaxine offered an average 60 per...
Mayo Clinic Health Management Resources offers employee e-health management case study
...tions interested in developing successful e-health management
programs for their employees. The case study detai... Roche, Inc. in implementing a multifaceted health management
program for its employees and their families. At the core of the program is an online health informa...
Medical experts unite to raise awareness of risk, threat of blood clots
...o aid non-vascular clinicians in the diagnosis and management
of DVT and PE and offer medical counseling skills for treating at-risk patients. For more information, patients and physicians can call 1-800-CLOT-FREE. About Deep-Vein Thrombosis Deep-vein thrombosis involves the formation of a blood clot in one o...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, February 19, 2002
...l Patient A review of data on the assessment and management
of suicidal patients identifies personal and family traits, availability of means for committing suicide, and other factors linked to suicides and attempted suicides (Review, p. 302)....
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